The Broken Spell

A Cultural and Anthropological History of Preindustrial Europe
Author(s): 
Spierenburg, Pieter
ISBN: 
0333568613
Date published: 
August 1991
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99
Pages: 
324

This fascinating book deals with the attitudes, emotions, sensibilities, ideas, customs and practices of people in preindustrial Western Europe from 1000 to the early nineteenth century and how they changed during this period. The author synthesizes new material on England, France, the Netherlands and Germany during this period and orders it into a clear and challenging interpretive framework.